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    October 9, 2012
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looked like the roads are a little wet. kind of blurry this early in the morning. it looks like the roads are wet. there has been some rain this morning, right? >> oh, yes, you can see it there. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> gwen is in with the weather. >> it would help if i look if the right camera. i'm fogged up this morning. let's take a look at the radar. you can see this is still some light rain moving across the area. it will be sticking around for part of the morning hours. it won't be there all day. by this afternoon, we will have just cloudy conditions to deal with but i can't give you a lot of sunshine today. let's go to our weather maps and take a look at our current temperatures. 4degrees at reagan national airport this hour. 46 at dulles. 4 at bwi thurgood marshall. a lot cooler to areas of our west. we do have a freeze warning in
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effect. this until 9:00 a.m. for the potomac highlands and along the allegheny front. they actually have a freeze watch that is going to kick in but only as we move into wednesday night. right now, dealing with very cold conditions as they were yesterday. for today, a high of 58 degrees. we'll so mostly cloudy skies by this afternoon. 49 for your overnight low. the clouds will kind of still be sticking around and thicken up a little bit and tonight, we are talking some fog in the overnight hours. but my seven-day forecast will give you much warmer days it to look forward to. >> all right. good news there for a lot of folks. let's see how the rain is treating our commute this morning. checking in with julie wright for the latest. >> a morning commute and rain, not a good mix so be careful. you got to wake up early with the extra time out tre on the roads this morning. let's get to it. traveling southbound along 270, no issue to report coming in out of hyattstown. the lanes are open.
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definitely some road spray in your face this morning. be careful and watch the speeds there. coming across the american legion bridge, no trouble spots to report traveling between 270 and tysons corner. 395 northbound leaving duke street, lanes are open. 66 east had accident activity at glebe road that has been pulled to the shoulder. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. >> thank you. today, former penn state coach jerry sandusky will be sentenced on 45 counts of sexual abuse. >> he spoke out from behind bars to a student-run radio station at the college. he declares his innocence. melanie alnwick is live with the latest. >> reporter: jerry sandusky was convicted in june of molesting 10 boys over 15 years. there will be a hearing first to determine if he qualifies as a sexually violent predator. that would have some effect on his sentencing. and then the judge will hear from victims and sandusky
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himself before deciding the former football coach's prison sentence. sandusky's lawyers say he will address the judge at today's sentencing hearing and assert his innocence. during his sensational trial for serial child sexual abuse, prosecutors said the former football coach and founder of the second mile charity used his fame in the community to attract victims. yesterday, sandusky spoke a penn state radio station. he says he has been wrongfully convicted and he hopes some good will come out of all of this. >> some vulnerable children would could be abused my not be as a result of all the publicity. that would be nice but i'm not sure about it. i would cherish the opportunity to become a candle for others as they have been a light for me. they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a among sister but they can't take away my heart n my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: sandusky only refers to his victims as accusers and claims he lost the
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case because of speculation and dishonesty. he said he will fight for a second chance and for justice. prosecutors say as men as half a dozen of sandusky's victims will speak at today's hearing. legal experts say it is likely the 6 #-year-old will spend the rest of his life in prison. can you hear his entire statement on myfoxdc.com. just click on web links. n web -- the 6 #-year-old will spend the rest of his life in prison. -- legal experts say it is likely the 68-year-old will spend the rest of his hive in prison. prison. you can hear his entire statement on myfoxdc.com. oxdc. a tragic discovery in the search for a missing fairfax county teenager. police say volunteers found a body monday in a wooded area where they were looking for 17-
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year-old bryan glenn. police have not yet identified the body but friends of the family tell us it is bryan. the teen disappeared one week ago. a medical examiner will officially identify the body in the coming days. fear grows as the number of cases in the deadly meningitis outbreak continues to rise. the latest numbers from the cdc show eight people have died with a total number of cases at 105. health officials in maryland confirm two more cases there for a total of five cases. fox's jonathan siri has the latest. >> pain, to manage the pain. >> reporter: the centers for disease control and prevention has a bold warning. 13,000 americans might be at some risk in a meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid injects for back pain -- injections for back pain.
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>> the problem is if it is injected with fungus and it is injected into the spinal fluid, that can travel up to the brain. >> the steroid was made i i bia specialty pharmacy in massachusetts which has called the product. -- the steroid was made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts which was recalled the product. tennessee health officials rushing to get the word out to patients who may not even know they've been infected. >> in many cases, that meant knocking on doors and asking and answering questions. >> reporter: patients saw this medication as a way to manage their pain without surgery. >> the procedures that they wanted to take, i'm not going to do surgery, you don't tamper with your thais pretty dangerous so i decided to try this route. >> reporter: even though this potentially contaminated inject gibel was recalled on september 26th, some patients may not even know they are infected
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until mid- to late october because of that long incubation period. jonathan siri, fox news. turning to politics now, tim kaine and george allen faced off no a second time in the race for the u.s. senate. the aarp and the virginia league of women voters hosted the debate. they touched on issues that included win's health, defense cuts, entitlement programs, illegal immigration and economy. the race could determine the balance of power in the u.s. senate too. >> it was good. it was the fastest hour in show biz. we covered a lot of ground and i think are n a civil but clear way, showed that we have some differences. i think that is good for virginians. >> if he wasn't in the most partisan job jetting around the country, giving speeches, raising money in san francisco to new york city while trying to raise taxes on virginians,
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maybe there wouldn't have been over 100,000 jobs lost in virginia. >> recent polls show tim kaine leading george allen by more than four points. if it sounds like a bad idea, then it probably is especially when you think about getting into the ring during a bull fight. >> coming up next the frightening scene that left many people -- >> why, people, why? barack obama and the liberals s $4,000. >> we're checking on that coming up next. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick.
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the bulls got the upper hand during a bull fighting festival in colombia. dozens of people went into the ring to take turns taunting or chasing a pool on foot or on horse back. here is a surprise, 30 people were injured, 10 of them are considered serious. some of the participants did enter the ring intoxicated. so they got in the ring with the bulls, running around voluntarily and some were drunk >> that leads to all kinds of crazy stuff. not a surprise there. a top leader of the mexican drug cartel is believed to have been killed during a gunfight
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with mexican marines. the marines say the shootout happened in northern mexico. there is strong evidence that one of the men killed was known as the executioner. detroit's police chief is out after a sex scandal. ralph godby retired effective immediately. he was already under investigation for a reported sexual relationship with a subordinate. this is the second time since he became chief in 2010 that he has been aused of this. he was detroit's fifth police chief in four years. mayor says the city will conduct a nationwide search for his replacement. a member of the d.c. council with a financial challenge. can she live on $30 a week? >> we'll explain coming up next. first, we'll talk about weather and here is gwen. >> not if she is going to a mall, that's for sure. the good thing is the wet weather will not be sticking around. that wanted warm-up is on the way. more details after the break.
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take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses.
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priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. welcome back. what you are looking at is a snowy prelude to winter in our region. that is not my backyard, thank goodness. this was the scene just a few hours to the west, to our west on monday. snowshoe mountain in west virginia sent us this video of the first real snowfall. it started falling at about 9:00 monday morning and lasted until the afternoon. the resort won't open though
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until december. >> i don't know. they may think about it. >> that make me nervous just seeing that. >> that will be your house in two weeks. >> don't say that. that is not even our state. i'm going to be depressed just thinking about that. >> just think about skiing and all that. >> i'll think about a fire and staying inside. >> i know wisdom is happy this is not snow. a little bit of drizzle and some fog. this will be out of the way into the course of the morning hours so you won't have to deal with it all day at all. we don't have a lot of sunshine either today so just be prepared for that. this is basically just some light rain showers. you might have felt it a little bit if you stepped outside earlier. let's goit our weather maps to take a look at those degrees atl
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airpt this r. 48degrees at baltimore as we du hagersto and 43 at martinsburg. so the temperatures still very much on the cooler side as we get up this morning. freeze warning in effect until 9:00 for parts of the allegheny front and the potomac highlands. they will have a freeze warning in effect for wednesday night. a freeze warn -- a frost warning i should say for that area as well as temperatures remain well below seasonal. we just saw that white stuff hitting areas of west virginia. so a northeast chill. the jet stream well to the south of us. dim not normal. yesterday's highs up to 20 degrees below the seasonal average. much cooler than they should be. but we are getting that cooler air burning in from canada from the north and this ridge of high pressure building in. today, we are going to still be pretty much on the cooler side actually few degrees warmer than we were yesterday so it won't be all bad. we are heading for a high of 58 degrees today versus 55
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yesterday. mostly cloudy skies by this afternoon. then tonight, 49 degrees. winds will push in from the northeast and push to the southwest a little bit. we are looking at patchy fog in the overnight hours that could affect you as you move through into the early morning of wednesday. here is your accu-weather forecast. look at the sunshine straight across the board once again on hump day. and we end up way warm-up on the way. 07degrees for tomorrow just for wisdom, not bad at all. 74 as we head through into sunday. that is the weekend forecast and that is for our julie wright. julie, i know you like the temperatures. i know you would like about an 84-degree day. i'm doing what i can. >> when you said that is for wisdom. i'm like for wisdom? >> i saved the best for you. >> thank you, i appreciate it. you see that, wisdom? on the roads, waking up to wet pavement, a little bit of road spray. we have to asp -- we have to watch our speeds out here on the roadway. we had the crash eastbound 66 at glebe road.
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they've already moved that over to the shoulder. our lanes are open once again. you'll find northbound i-95 picking up volume. nothing like yesterday. yesterday was smooth sailing all morning long. not the case this morning. already starting to see some slow downs headed up towards the occoquan. 395 is in good shape continuing from duke street out to the 14th street bridge. southbound 270, volume increasing here as well as you work your way headed out to the truck scales that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. could you live on $30 a week? in some folks in our area have no other choice. >> to bring attention to how little money some people have, one member of the d.c. city council is putting herself in their shoes. matt ackland takes a closer look. >> i'm agoing to bet bananas. >> reporter: grabbing the shopping cart and with the help of a friend, mary cheh set out
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to gather enough food for seven days. >> two for $5. >> reporter: cheh looked for cheaper foods, things that can be used to make several meals. >> lats put these back. i'll just take four. >> reporter: cheh was forced to give up things she usually tosses into her cart, raisin bread, fresh flowers and her favorite, blueberries. >> look at. this this a blueberries here is $4. i can't get that. -- look at this. >> reporter: cheh is trying to bring attention to the supplemental nutrition assistance program known as snap or commonly called food stamps. it helps over 140,000 d.c. residents. 47,000 are children. 10,000 are senior citizens. on a tight grocery budget, there is no money for treats. >> i'll maybe want to buy like a nice cake or something like that. there is no room for that. >> reporter: after carefully adding up all the items, this is what $30 will buy you. cheh held her breath as the cashier added up the last item.
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that took her over budget. >> if i take a banana off, would that work? >> that might work. >> reporter: it did. with 40 cents left to spend later in the week. >> this is so artificial. i'm he trying to do this for a week f this is really what i had to do, it can demoralize you. >> reporter: matt ackland, fox 5 news. >> cheh says starting today, she will begin the challenge and seems confident she'll be able to do it. >> we'll check back in later on this week. the washington nats and the baltimore orioles with the playoff fever. both series are knotted at one. we'll get the high lets next. the strange sound coming from one man's car engine turned into a cuddly rescue mission. stay with us. we'll be right back. ccording t, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives
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sports, game two of the divisional series between the nats and cardinals. st. louis brought the offense pounding out 13 hits including two homers by carlos beltran. cards win 12-4 and series now moves to d.c. tied at one game apiece. game three tomorrow afternoon and the first pitch is at 1:07. the orioles evened up their series with the yankees with a 3-2 win last night. chris davis drove in two runs. mark reynolds got what turned out to be the game winning hit. it seems that the old myth
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that cats have nine lives still stands true at least for one kitten in maryland. she required quite the rescue yesterday after she was found inside the engine of a car. >> the drive says he heard something whining in his hood and had to call the fire department for some help. will thomas takes it from there. >> reporter: prince george's county firefighters on the scene of a rescue. this footage captured the tense moments as they tried to make a save. the man driving this car knew something was wrong. >> i kept hearing a chirping under the hood and i drove a little bit and i drove some more and i said that is a cat. >> reporter: listen carefully. you will hear it too. >> lifted up the hood and i seen a kitten inside of the hood. >> reporter: so he called 911. firefighters showed up to this beltville parking lot and tried to help. >> we determined that we're going to need a jack. we went across to the local maintenance shop, got a jack, jacked the vehicle up and then
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we started fishing around there n. there. we found the cat again. every time we went for the cat, he kind of backed into the corner. >> reporter: 45 minutes later, firefighters recovered the kitten by using some good old instincts. >> we took a big easy which is used to unlock a car. we put it behind the cat and the catted moved forward into an open area and we dwrabbed the cat. >> reporter: he t question now, is where does the kitten end up. >> i am a dog owner so i can't take it home. i would love to but i can't. >> the kitten is just fine but understandably a bit jittery around a big tv camera. the a vet checked the little one out. it's girl about three weeks old. -- it's a girl about three weeks old. >> i would take him but if i took one more, i would be
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called the crazy cat lady. i hope she finds a good home. ahead in about 14 minutes, we'll show you the item these people purchased that wasn't what they thought it was. next, we are checking all your top stories. stay with us. we'll be back. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount
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welcome back. you can tell it's a little bit
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difficult to see to this camera shot. it is a little bit thick out there because we've had some rain in the area. be careful when you are driving out there. we know how that commute can get going when there is rain out there. is it going to stick around though? >> it is gradually moving out. that is good for everybody. so but just really dim impacting this morning a little bit. even a little bit of patchy fog in some oour areas. let's take a look at our fox 5 accu-weather live radar. since we started this morning, it is starting to diminish somewhat in some areas. some of you are still seeing some of that light rain. some of you getting a little bit of drizzle, just enough to mechanic it incident convenient for you. as i mentioned, it will be out of the way before long and we'll be left with mainly clouds, not a lot of sunshine today. let's take a look at the temperatures now. 48degrees at reagan national. 46 at dulles. and 48 degrees at bwi thurgood marshall. another chilly start to your day. and for areas of the west along the allegheny front and potomac highlands, we do have a freeze
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warping in effect. that until 9:00 this morning. a lot cooler there. that is for sure. so for today, we are talking 58 degrees for your high. once again, we'll end up with mainly cloudy skies this afternoon and tonight, 49 your overnight low. it will be cloudy as well. but also some overnight fog. >> thank you. time now to say hello to julie wright, see how that commute is going this morning. >> i don't know about you but i get mother nature showing up for a fall festival but her plus one cannot be old man winter. >> i know it is getting near. >> for from now on, she gets no plus one. just putting it out there. you will find wet pavement, road spray, that is what you're waking up to. allow extra time out here on the roads. southbound 270 busy as you continue south of 109 headed out towards the scales. no accidents to report at this time. you will find as you continue around town, there are some spots where we have patchy fog that we need to watch out for. again, allow extra time out on the roads. keep your eyes peeled for the
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little ones as you make your way out to the bus stop. service has been suspended north of martin airport because of a power outage. no mark service available at this time for perrywood and aberdeen. you will find in you are traveling in virginia, lanes are open eastbound along 66 conning past glebe road. northbound i-9 5, volume increasing leaving the prince william parkway headed out towards newington. no accidents, just volume. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraffic. turning to politics now's, another poll shows republican presidential nominee mitt romney is enjoying a post- debate surge. the pew research survey released monday shows romney leading president obama 49 to 45% among likely voters. romney trailed the president by 8% among the same group just a month ago. on the trail today, president obama and the first lady take on the battleground states. mr.obama will be in ohio this afternoon. the first lady will speak to supporters in loudoun county, virginia.
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mitt romney campaigns in iowa. george allen and tim kaine squared off in their second debate in the race for the u.s. senate. the candidates went at it last night in richmond. they covered a wide range of topics. allen again tried to portray kaine as a would-be tax liker. kaine repeatedly cited deficits. >> i think cain won because allen didn't answer some questions about privatizing social security, didn't whether he or the trentt with one statement, repeated it over again that allen said in the senate that i want to ram their soft teeth down their whiney throats. that isn't the bipartisan patina that you want. >> the two have been running
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neck and neck for nearly two years but kaine appears to have tan the lead in recent polls. jerry sandusky is speaking out proclaimings he was innocent and was given atrial based on pawls accusations denying he committed any of the, quote, disgusting acts. he will be sentenced later on today in a pennsylvania courthouse. melanie alnwick is live in the fox 5 control room with more. >> reporter: legal experts say, given the nature of the charges and the number of the crimes, that jerry sandusky is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. still, he is not going to jail without a fight. former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky speaking out from his jail cell ahead of these his sentencing on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. >> they can take away my life, make me out as a monster, they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: in june, sandusky was convicted of abusing 10
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boys over 15 years. the case led to the firing of legendary football coach joe paterno who died from lung cancer in january. in the audio statement, the 68- year-old sandusky says he will continue to fight. >> we didn't lose to proven facts, evidence, accurate locations and times. anything can be said. we lost to speculation and stories that were influenced by people who wanted to convict me. we must fight on unfairness, inconsistency. >> i anticipate he will say he is innocent. he doesn't feel we had nearly enough time to properly and adequately prepare his defense. >> reporter: prosecutors saying some of the molestation victims will speak as well. >> could be as many as a half dozen, we'll see. it depends on how they feel and how they respond to the moment. >> reporter: that hearing is
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supposed to start at 9:00 this morning. you may remember along with sandusky, two former penn state administrators were arrested last year as well. they were charged with lying to the grand jury and failing to report suspected child abuse. they are also awaiting their trials. >> thank you very much for that report. pepco and its union reached a tentative contract agreement likely averting a strike. the utility company says the agreement is subject to a vote by the workers union. both sides have been at an impasse for months. the search for a a missing teenager in our area comes to a tragic end. that is coming up next. plus, one couple's trip to a yard sale landed them in the center of a drug raid. what they purchased wasn't what they thought it was. stay with us. 
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take away his toys and he'll. play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families
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... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. a shooting inside a home in silver spring. a man says he found two people inside his home in the 1100 block of good hope drive just before 9:00 last night. police say he knew the woman but the man was a stranger. there was some kind of altercation and he shot the man. the he later showed up at a local hospital for treatment and is listed in serious condition. condition.
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an update now to a story we first brought you at this same time yesterday. montgomery county police shot a man on woodland drive in silver spring after a brief standoff. the man later died. he was identified as tracy woodfor. he called 911 and told dispatchers he had a gun and wanted to die. officers northed with him for almost two hours before they say he came at them with a gun. that is when they shot him. police later determined the gun was just a replica. a saddened in the search for a missing fairfax county teenager. friends of bryan glenn tell us his body was found in a wooded area yesterday. police have not yet officially identified the body. the medical examiner will positively identify the body and determine the cause of death. a couple is hue mail yitd to find themselves at the center of a drug raid. they bought a bush, what they thought ways bush at a yard
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sale in england and planted it in the yard. apparently this is the bush. they had no idea it was actually a marijuana plant. police officers posted a picture on twitter saying it is one of the biggest pot plants they have ever seen. the couple is embarrassed at the attention. no word on whether they will be charged. they're just like we thought it was a pretty plant. >> i could see how they could get mixed up on that. until i moved to the big city, i had never seen one of those before. >> now you know all about it is that what you're say something. >> not saying anything further. some incredible four-legged pets are showing off their skills in the pool. >> together taking a dive at a world record. we'll explain plus we have a check of your weather and traffic. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ]ight b who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent, non-partisan study,
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barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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welcome back to fox 5 morning news. live look outside right now at the u.s. capitol dome. . capito >> very nice. that is much better than chasing bulls. man's best friend has jumped and flashed his way into a new
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world record. the annual incredible dog challenge hosted by purina crowned a three-year-old belgian -- what is that. i don't know what kind of dog that is. >> the pup leaped into a pool of water. other events including hurdle jumping, pole weaving and aerial stunt routines. >> how do you train a dog to do all that. >> when i lived in dallas, i went to one of the performances with the dog. they had some at the state fair. they are amazing. >> i wonder how long it takes to train them to do that. >> they're getting their exercise, staying in shape. >> definitely. >> if you are planning on doing any walking or jogging outside this morning, you might want to take an umbrella with you if
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that will help. it is not going to last all day. can we go to radar identify second, please. i'm just having a little bit of a problem with my ifb. there we go. now, i'm plugged in. couldn't hear anything. as you can see, we've got some light showers just pushing their way across. it will wane out during the course of the morning hours. overall, not bad at all. this is not going to stick around all day long so that is at least some good news. now, we'll go to the weather maps and control room, thank you for helping me out there. light rain showers this morning and they won't stick around that long. not much sun today. i've got more clouds than sun. we do have a warm-up ahead. and some sunny skies in the forecast that is coming your way. that is good news. temperature now, 48 degrees at reagan national airport. 46 at dulles. 48 at bwi thurgood marshall. a little chilly start to your day and with the wet weather, not making it very comfortable. freeze warning for the
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allegheny front, potomac highlands, this until 9:00 this morning. they had the same situation yesterday pretty much on the cooler side. so early morning showers. mostly cloudy skies this afternoon. as we move through into wednesday, we'll see a little bit more of the sunshine pushing in because this ridge of high pressure is going to kick in. it will be a little bit miler as well so can you look forward to a warmer day as we head through into wednesday. but in the meantime today, three degrees warmer than yesterday. 58 for your daytime high. a light northerly wind. and then for tonight, a northeast and southwesterly wind flow at 49 degrees. we'll see patchy fog in the overnight hours. here is that forecast for you. we get back to some sunshine with just a few clouds on wednesday at 70 degrees and then bright skies for your thursday. friday is not all bad either. we are warming up just in time for the weekend to a very nice 74 degrees. we'll check in with julie wright and see how commuters are doing. >> we've got some problems to report. multivehicle crash reported now inside of the beltway along 236 at annandale road.
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this puts it out near hummer road. 236 shut down in each direction near annandale road because of the crash. the beltway itself running pretty well at this time as you continue to travel between annandale and merrifield. you will find if you are here on the roads, west pavement is what you are waking up to. allow extra time how the here on the highway. northbound i-59 starting to slow here in woodbridge continuing northbound out towards the occoquan. no trouble spots to report on 395 leaving the beltway continuing out towards the 14th street bridge. lanes are open coming in out of germantown. heavier volume behind you approaching and passing 109. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraffic. a popular energy drink is trying to keep up with the competition. red bull will soon have cranberry, lime and blueberry flavors. sarah simmons is not a fan. the so-called red bull additions will hit the shelves in march. researchs are expect the energy drink industry to expand by 86%
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in the next five years. >> some people love them. i don't get it. i can't stand the smell it was. >> i'mette not really a fan either. >> good thing since i have to sit next to you. >> you don't want me jumping out of this chair. -- i'm in -- not really a fan either. will the home field be the big advantage for the nats and can the os take down the yankees in the big apple? dave ross coming up next in sports breakfast. 
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you see who is here. >> hello, dave. >> good morning, dave ross. >> let me ask you guys a question. wisdom and a debated this earlier. they have a new system in the playoffs where they put the wild card team, got to host the first two games. >> i don't like it either. >> i don't like it and now that we know the nat won the first game and now they are areturning home, i kind of like it. >> that's because it's going in your favor. >> had they lost, i would have been outraged. thank goodness they got game one. now, we don't have to go back to st. louis.
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the next three are all right here in the comfy confines. >> it was sunny there in st. louis. >> it make it too easy to like lose the ball. >> they were playing that 4:00 start owe the sun was bad. really no other excuses other than this ways bad performance by jordan zimmerman. he got racked up in the second inning. the cardinals bats really came alive here. they gave up four runs in all. didn't make it past the third inni. nats tried to rally with a couple of their own after a ryan zimmerman home run. this is adam laroche. we won't back-to-back jack. it was 7-1, 7-3. you thought okay, wait a second. here is danny espinoza. watch john jay. watch what he does. i know it is as good a catch as you will see in the post- season. danny espinoza can't believe it running full speed into the wall. take another look. >> no regard for human life.
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when you throw your body up there. >> that's johnny jay, right? he john jayed the ball. i'll explain it to you guys later. you never heard of that. >> he johnny jayed the ball. >> the orioles taking on the yankees. game two. chris davis right here with the bases juiced. not juiced anymore. that was the big hit. they were down 1-0. they go on to win 3-2. mark reynolds from -- >> virginia beach. >> very good. another one right here. a big win for the birds. they are tied up at one. they have to play the next three for necessary up there in the bronx, new york. on sunday, we had issue s with robert griffin iii. i went into the locker room yesterday and said he has to
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get out of bounds. that is what wisdom had said on monday too. he is going to learn from this. i think everybody is saying, in that locker room, he knows now that he can't do that. it is just -- the guys are too big, they are too fast and he is going to take shot. mike shanahan explained. >> robert said to me he's fine. i said no you're not fine. i don't think you're fine. your eyes look a little glassy. doctors talked to him and he knew the quarter, knew the score. so he took him back into that little box behind our bench. asked him again, what was the quarter, what was the score. the second time he missed it. the first time he got it. they took him into the locker room and administered a concussion test. that is when they decided that he had a concussion. >> the reason why mike shanahan is being so thorough there in the explanation is the league was looking into we're in the press box on sunday and it was
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announced over the p. a. system that robert griffin has been shaken up and his return is questionable. you are supposed to for league rules announce when a guy has a concussion. once you hear the word cop discussion e he is not coming back in that game. the redskins just went shaken up initially. -- once you hear the word concussion, he is not coming back in that game. >> thank you, dave. the already tough job market getting even tougher now. ahead at 6:00, find out how many people who already have jobs are looking for new jobs. >> first, time for our facebook fan of the day and today we say hello to becky baldwin shacktoff. they watch every morning and call fox 5 morning news as important as breakfast. >> that would be nice. for your chance to be tomorrow's fan, log on to our
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